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Only in Ypsilanti: 12 Must-Dos on Your Next Visit

Ypsilanti is an incomparable city full of quirky shop finds, awe-inspiring arts, small town charm and specialty- well, just about anything! Here, you can enjoy the best food and craft beverages, live entertainment and fun activities that are totally unique. If you’re up for a new adventure, Ypsi is…

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Family Fun for Everyone in Ypsilanti

Summer has finally arrived and we know the family is ready to be out and about this season! From soaking up the sun at the Ypsilanti parks or during outdoor events, to interacting with exhibits at local museums and self-guided tours, Ypsilanti has it all. We’ve put together a list of family-friendly…

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Enjoy this Spring in Ypsilanti

The sunny Spring weather has arrived! With warmer weather and longer days comes more opportunities to get out and tour the town. If you’re ready to safely venture out and explore, there is plenty to do while keeping a safe distance. Explore shopping, dining, entertainment, and upcoming virtual…

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Explore Ypsilanti Outdoors This Winter

Ypsilanti is a go-to when planning outdoor winter fun and recreational activities. Scenic parks and nature areas here offer a range of choices for outdoor recreation during the winter months including mountain biking trails, sledding hills and disc golf courses. The nature areas are perfect for a…

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What is Now Open in Ypsilanti?

Ypsilanti has begun the process of reopening and welcoming visitors back into the community. Ypsilanti is just as exciting as you remember, but things may look a bit different since your last outing or visit. We have compiled a list of what you can expect! Please be aware that while most businesses…

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Fly Fishing in Every Season

Mike Schultz (known as “Schultzy” to most) is the Owner of Schultz Outfitters, specializing in Southeastern Michigan angling and instruction. He has the expert knowledge to help you and your family have a great time on the water, and Washtenaw County has some great fishing spots like the Huron River…

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8 Exciting Ways to Experience Ypsilanti

1. Experience Ypsilanti's Signature Landmark Is there any more quintessential Ypsilanti location than the Water Tower? Take a selfie with this 147-foot historic structure, or the nearby marble bust of Demetrius Ypsilanti, and bask in the legendary glow of this eye-catching landmark structure. 2…

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Fly Fishing in Ypsilanti

The Huron River is one of the best places in Michigan for smallmouth bass fishing. Our guest blogger Emma Schulte interviewed the owner of Schultz Outfitters, Mike Schultz, in Ypsilanti. She learned what makes fly fishing a memorable experience for both beginners and experts alike. If you’re not an…

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Betsy Bikes in Ypsi

This is the story of my first Ypsilanti bike ride, and why it won't be my last. I bought a bike in a whirlwind of self-actualization ("All the cool kids ride their bikes…I can be cool."). It was a glorious thing, a shiny blue street bike with ten speeds; in my one-car family, it was going to be my…

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